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crying. >> when i saw the mother the mother was in the lobby. and she was standing i think with her husband and both of them looked really upset. >> reporter: police searched practically every vehicle at the library, but found nothing. then learned that someone believed to be edington had walked out the door with the boy. millpitas police alerted other nations. a bus driver tipped off police and he was arrested 59 minutes later. police need to be vigilant at all times even at seemingly safe places like the library. >> even in the nicest of neighborhoods, there is still a potential there. >> reporter: the suspect edington is described as a transient whose last known arrest was thisin pittsburg.
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reporting live, chuck copyola. >> police rushed to the station waiting for the bus to arrive. the man drive has gone bus with heroic reactions. jodi hernandez has more. >> reporter: the enormity of what has happened is just starting to sink in for that bus driver. he had no idea what would happen on his route today when he left this bus yard this morning, but tonight, he is an incredibly great it will that he was in the position to help. >> you will not sleep wondering where your child is tonight. >> reporter: that's the message "time" tim watson wants to accepted to the family of a little boy he helped rescue. wat isn't was driving his bus toward the fremont bus station when he got an alert from dispatch be on the lookout for a 3-year-old boy with plaid shorts and red shoes. the very description of the boy
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sitting with a man in his bus' back seat. >> i wanted to look at the clothing article on the a little boy without the gentleman knowing what i was doing. so i was just looking around looking under there, and i saw his red shoes and that was a red flag to call this in. >> reporter: watson was told to make his way to the fremont b.a.r.t. station where police would be waiting. a ten minute drive, but watson stayed calm. >> we continued like normal. we don't want it alert him that anything is different. >> reporter: once at b.a.r.t., wats son watson waited for police to get in position and owepened the door. >> the boy was very happy in the police officer's car and i knew he was in a good peace of mind. this little boy could have been escorted anywhere in the country or worst case just a murder. rfrt >> reporter: just thinking about what could have happened and the nightmare the boy's mother went through is hitting watson who has two children of his own hard. >> what she went through just for those few hours she was
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wondering where her child was and what she was thinking. >> reporter: now wats son has only been a bus driver with vta since january, but he had just gone through training on human trafficking. so that was fresh in his mind. he knew just what he needed to do to keep the boy safe. reporting live in milpitas, jody harernandez hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> great communication there. you can find more on this story on our nbc bay area app. watch the entire news conference with the police. you can also track the news on our facebook and twitter feed. we're following some breaks news on the peninsula. major delays for computers after a cal tran hit and killed a man. it happened just before 3:00 this afternoon and brought all trains to a halt. caltrans set up a bus bridge to help passengers. right now caltrans is sending
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sgel single tracking through the area. there will be delays. at this piptsoint investigators call it an intentional act. this is the 12th fatality this year. let's talk basketball. a lot happening not just the bay area, the nation was watching the warriors last night, it was the highest rated game one of the nnba finals in 14 years. an overtime thriller as the warriors beat the cavaliers. but the headline tonight, this injury that will change the course of the seven game series. ger arrested, a huge blow for the cavaliers. >> this has sports fans just shaking their heads. in a regular season where the warriors were definitely the best team all year long they have also gotten pretty serious breaks this postseason. arguably the biggest one taking place a couple hours ago with the word cavaliers guard kyrie irving will undergo surgery for a fractured left kneecap and
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he's out for the remainder of the finals. he was cleveland's number two player, second leading scorer and key perimeter defender. hurt on this play in last night's overtime loss for the warriors. he left without returning and today the cavaliers received the bad news. for the warrior, their chance to win their first title in 40 years went way up. but fairtheir focus remains the same. >> just want to bring the trophy back to the bay area. can't look too far ahead and get ahead of yourself. for me i just try to play hard on both ends of the floor. play for my teammates and try to play tough on the defense as far as being able to switch on multiple guys and just make them try to do what they're uncomfortable doing. >> reporter: much are more on the finals coming up later at
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6:00. >> that is a tough blow for the cavs. even steve kerr was saying he would prefer if kyrie irving was healthy. coming up, it's not just basketball. the warriors also trying to build their water front arena in san francisco. mark matthews has the latest twist in the controversy over the building plans. that's just ahead. it's the offseason, the 49ers conditions stay out of the headlines. tonight another unexpected retirement. anthony davis is leaving the tlfl. in a statement, the 25-year-old said this will be a time for me to allow my brain and body to a. chance to heal. i know many won't understand my decision. that's okay. davis had started every game for all five of the seasons until last year when he missed several games with a knee and concussion issues. the 49ers have also lost chris bore lapd, bore land patrick willis and
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justin smith to retirement. police have released a sketch of the man that groped a woman. the women were walking in the up incorporated area of miramar. they told police suspension approached them from behind and groped them before walking away. cutting through the red tape in order to turn the water on. today governor brown came to show his support for a plan to get recycled water quicker. michelle roberts is live outside the silicon valley water purification center with more. >> reporter: the plant purifies millions of gallons of water every day. it's safe to drink, but we're not allowed to until it gets the approval. today local leaders are asking the governor to move the process along. >> the drought is serious. we have to take serious measures
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to respond. >> reporter: governor brun made a stop in san jose today where he met with several bay area mayors to discuss one thing, how to save more water. >> we can capture storm water and rainwater in ways that we're not doing as yet. >> reporter: last summer the water purification center opened in san jose. inside waste water is purified to drinking water standards. but until the california environmental quality act grants legal approval the water can only be used for landscaping. >> the governor's office has been very helpful in crafting language that we he hope the legislature will support. >> reporter: the mayor and other local leaders say they would like state leaders to cut through the red tape and give the green light to use recycled drinking water here in the silicon valley. >> so we don't have to wait two years through a process when we're ready to turn a tap today and add 8.1 million gallons of drinking water quality of water back for a very thirsty environment. >> reporter: if passed trailer
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bill 831 would waive environmental studies allowing the sflrcenter to expand and pump millions of dollars in to local reservoirs. the plan already has the governor's backing. the governor also talked about his support of the delta project, controversial plan that would put tunnels beneath the sdel take delta to move water, estimated to cost 17 build. michelle roberts, nbc bay area news. we continue our coverage on our website, nbcbayarea.com other. just click on the running dry top story box. the section is constantly updated with the latest on the california drought. the government is starting to notify 4 million federal workers past and present that their private information was stolen. names, social security numbers, are and birthdays were exposed. it was revealed yesterday that hackers targeted the human resources department for the
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federal government. the fbi is pointing the finger at china. today china denied it. some lawmakers are calling for retaliation and are demanding better security protections for federal computers. come up on nightly news, why experts say it's clear that china is responsible for this act. lester holt joins us at 5:30. federal investigators are decidinging in to the social media activity of boston terror suspect usama rahim. according to his post on facebook being heyou knew as far back at 2012 that he was being watched. boston police and the fbi say they were dealing with apriln imminent threat when they shout and killed rahim. listening beach has reong beach has reopened. a 4 mile stretch was they doed yesterday because of the tar balls that washed ashore. crews in hazardousmat suits have
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picked up about 55 gallons of the sticky mess enough that the fire inspectors reopened the beach today. the goo will be tested to determine the sour. it could be linked to the oil spill in sants barbara. a colorado p had a harrowing story to tell after a sinkhole swallowed his police cruiser. he ended up about 10 to 15 feet below the street. the officer managed to crawl out and he'll be okay. he says he's glad it happened to him and no one else. coming up new concerns over a pest that could cause a big stink for farmers. and shaq looks for a slam dunk off the court. details on his new high tech venture. and sunny skies in the north bay. those sunny skies gee allo all the way done for the south bay. we're tracking your full weekend forecast and much hotter temperatures.
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(scal): good day, m'lady! i am sir-can-a-lot, here to save you from another breakfast bore. wake up those eggs with glorious spam! see what spam can! do... at spam.com police are looking for the man who drove this dark colored suv intoen a 89-year-old man. this was last saturday outside of the kaiser in santa clara. the crash happened off camera, but you can see the aftermath. the driver gets out of the suv, checks in on the elderly man,
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goes into the hospital speaks to a couple of volunteers then leaves the lobby and drives away. the elderly man who was hit suffered serious injuries. if you recognize the driver or that suv you're urged to call police. the or came ralka warriors could soon be playing in something that looks like this. these are drawings of what could be home. but there are concerns about traffic. mark matthews is live in san francisco with a look at how arena developers are trying to put those concerns to rest. >> reporter: yeah, if you think that the warriors have a battle on their hands with the cavs wait until you see the battle over this 11 acre site behind me. today the city unveiled its report on how it will deal with traffic mitigation measures if this arena is built. the bigs impactgest impact is traffic, but the prospect of a warriors game coincidesing with a giants
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game will happen only a handful of time a year. >> the vast majority of types the arena is in use there will not be anything else at at&t park. let's get that clear. >> reporter: the mitigation measures outlined in the 800 page eri report include parking lots in the port property south of mission bay and the t third line and traffic control officers dispatched from a dedicated traffic control center at the arena. >> with the infrastructure with the extra capacity. >> reporter: well, we apparently had technical problems. we did hear from sam singer who represents the mission bay -- possessowe-- possessed to the arena. the city says the chancellor is on board and very encouraged.
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coming up at 6:00, we'll hear what the the chancellor is saying and which side is accurately representing his point of view. reporting from mission bay, mark matthews, nbc bay area news. >> it will be challenging for the warriors to move across the bay. thank you. the nba finals in town, that means a lot of tall dudes in town, as well. among the fall esttallest, shaq. he's still a superstar. business and tech reporter scott budman joins us. shaq is about 7'1". you're about 6'1". that's still a big difference there. >> that is. yeah. and you'll see just how big shaquille o'neal and you mentioned the finals. a guy who knows what it's like to be on the world's biggest stage still took time to talk with us today about technology and basketball. and started by saying that everything you hear about oracle arena is true. he said he's very impressed by the oakland crowds especially
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when steph curry hits a long three pointer. >> you have a guy touch the ball half a millisecond and it goes in are the whole world goes crazy. so i'm looking around old ladies baby, cleveland fans everybody just like -- wish i could have stopped time and just examined everybody's facial expression. >> reporter: shaq also has a new video game that he's suited up for. not to mention about 10 million fans on twitter. coming up tonight at 6:00, we'll talk one on one with the new shaq and tell you how technology plays such a big role in what he's doing now. scott budman, nbc bay area news. scott and shaq are dancing like that at 6:00 i'm watching for sure. >> he has some good moves. let's get a check of our forecast. bay area looks nice, but the sierra, a little rough. >> we're tracking thunderstorms this evening. just a slim chance we may see some of that come our way with
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numerous lightning strikes. it will take a lot for this to get toward the bay area. but we'll be watching out for that again throughout portions of contra costa and alameda counties. right now a beautiful afternoon as temperatures did warm up. we have 76 right now for the average in the south bay. east bay, 84. mainly sunny skies. a few cirrus clouds across oakland hills. we'll also take you up to the north bay. while we did manage sun in san francisco, that fog is currently rolling back in. you can't even see the golden gate bridge at this hour. the marine layer is up to about 1,000 feet, but we expect to thicken up even more so for tonight. i don't think though for tomorrow morning it will be a total fog out here across the bay area. it will be typical spots across the pennsylvania nens la and also san francisco. we'll start with areas of sun and 55. 52 across the north bay.
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microclimate forecast on saturday biggest change here will be hottest temperatures for us. in the south bay, we'll average 83 degrees. slightly cooler in morgan hill. you'll get undercut by and on shore flow coming in from the south, so that will keep the numbers down. awesome in palo alto. sunny and 78. even a little warmer in pacifico. 63. for san francisco temperatures remain in the 60s. if you're headed toward soma that is where you'll get the sun. also in the mission tomorrow. if you're out in the sun, it will feel like 70 for you. let's get you to the north bay, east bay and tri-valley. great day up in wine country. 78 degrees for napa. santa rose 81. east bay, 85. clearly the hottest temperatures for the tri-valley 89 expected in danville, livermore 87. so with the temperatures up and those sunny skies around the one thing we will have to watch
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out for this weekend is the uv index, that will be increasing, expected to be an eight. so you can get burned in as little as 20 minutes. make sure you wear that spf 30 or higher. now let's get a look at something that won't be sunny. cabo san lucas, hurricane blanca expected to pass to the west. by monday, 35-mile-per-hour. 2 to 4 inches of rain. and dangerous surf. so anyone traveling that way should watch out for that inclement weather. as we get a look at that weekend forecast by sunday temperatures do get holter sunday 84. sf stays cool. tri-valley, 89. but then monday even hotter. 87 for the south bay. 93 in the tri-valley. we may see 95. i'm going a little conservative right now. but all in all it will be getting hot. >> wow haven't seen 90s in a
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while. thanks. coming up summer solutions to keep kids out of trouble. next.
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a toddler drowned after falling into a backyard swimming pool. the 13 month old girl was found if in the pool last night. neighbors and police performed cpr while waiting for paramedics. the child was rushed to a local hospital where she died overnight. a train slams into a car that was stopped on the tracks. the driver survived. this is the wreckage now left from last night's crash in gilroy. police say the truck hit will the woman's car. this is near rucker elementary school. she has neck injuries and is expected to be okay. a new pest is on california's radar and it has state agriculture officials and home gardeners worried. they say stink bug populations are on the rise. they're eaters of fruit and vegetable costs. so far they have been found in five counties including santa clara.
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and they do live up to their names smelling like rotting cilantro when killed. >> there are so many that get in homes that they use a vacuum klein cleaner and it stinks the whole house up. >> so instead, experts say to avoid the stink bug smell, don't crush them. they don't bite or sting. two problems and one solution. expanded hours for the alum rock and barry yut centerouth centers. it could help keep kids busy during the summer. the san jose mayor and council member will lobbying for bigger budgets for these centers. >> moving forward with ongoing funding is not only beneficial to residents but the entire city. >> there are boys clubs an girls clubs at both youth centers. theys want extended hours to include saturdays.
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tonight at 6:00, is it lost in translation. a map running for local city council seems to be claiming one thing inis english adds and another in his vietnamese ads. a rocky start to a plan using a fake orca to scare off sea lions from the oregon coast. the city of astoria put this
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large glass killer whale into the water hoping it would keep sea lions away in their docks and stealing samg inging salmon. they initially went silent. but then the orca as you saw capsized. it flipped over. crews are trying to upright the fake orca now. the sea lions are still hanging on you on the dock. >> saying look at that fake orca. >> exactly. >> not going to fool us. >> i was thinking maybe one went over and they started bumping it. >> smarter than we are. >> it's friday. let's take us into the weekend. >> it has been so warm today and it will get even hotter especially in the tri-valley. 85 for the average tomorrow. although i think danville will hit 89. by sunday, average will be 89 in the tri-valley and monday low 90s. south bay heats up by monday to 87.
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pool weather. >> enjoy the sunshine. thanks for joining us. on this friday night, violent outbreak. tornados tearing off roofs, ripping homes from their foundations. neighborhoods buried under four feet of hail. a police suv swallowed by a sinkhole, and new tornado warnings as millions face a dangerous weekend ahead. a dark secret kept hidden for decades. now a woman says former house speaker dennis hastert sexually abused her brother. and tonight for the first time nbc news talks to a high school friend. what he says the alleged victim told him years ago. city in fear. growing concern tonight in colorado that someone is randomly shooting at people. authority on hunt for a possible serial people. and dashed team. an american paralympic hopeful blazing fast and about to compete for

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